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French Equatorial Africa


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  • proper n. A federation in central Africa, stretching from the Sahara to the Congo River.


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  • Two years later, Bertrand Tavernier turned "Pop. 1280" (yet another thriller about a murderous sheriff) into "Coup de torchon" and set it in French Equatorial Africa.

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  • And the nation of Chad, formerly part of French Equatorial Africa, took its name from Lake Chad, from a word in the Nilo-Saharan language of Kanuri meaning “an expanse of water.”

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  • Formerly part of French Equatorial Africa, Gabon gained internal autonomy.

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  • German musical genius, philosopher, theologian and medical doctor who established a MISSIONARY hospital in French Equatorial Africa where he labored most of his life.

    Concise Dictionary of Religion

  • So at the age of 30 he changed course abruptly, studied to be a doctor, and answered a call he had seen by chance in a Protestant missionary magazine to go to what was then French Equatorial Africa.

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  • In 1910, Gabon became one of the four territories of French Equatorial Africa, a federation that survived until 1959. - Articles related to West Africa volunteers scheme launched

  • It was the chief port of French Equatorial Africa from 1934 to 1946 and was the central focus of the Battle of Gabon in 1940. - Articles related to Africa making dramatic strides in malaria fight

  • This extraordinary UFO sighting was taken from the official records of the local French Meteorological Service in one of four territories of the Federation of French Equatorial Africa.

    UFOArea News

  • In 1959, the territory of French Equatorial Africa was dissolved, and four states -- Gabon, the Central African Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), and Chad -- became autonomous members of the French Community.


  • Author and doctor Schweitzer established a hospital in Lambarene (now in Gabon) in 1913, what was then French Equatorial Africa.


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